Harry Kane became England’s top goal scorer after scoring a goal against Italy in the Euro 2024 qualifiers. He overtook Wayne Rooney and will now look to set his new record. Tottenham Hotspur‘s captain is also the second-highest goal scorer in the English Premier League 2022/2023 season. The 29-year-old has been in form since the end of the World Cup. Spurs have been inconsistent this season, and Harry Kane is unable to get support up front. He is a lone warrior on his side and is pushing his team to a top-four finish. As Harry Kane looks to catch Erling Haaland and take his side to UCL football, we take a look at some of the stats that show how he can accomplish both tasks.
Season so far
Harry Kane has been a regular in the side and hasn’t missed any action in the English Premier League for Spurs. The 29-year-old has scored 21 goals and has two assists to his name. The above pizza chart shows the percentile rank of the striker in comparison to other strikers in the league. Harry Kane has a low percentile rank for scoring goals. This is because Erling Haaland has a seven goals lead over the Spurs’ captain. Other than this, Kane is highly ranked for attempting dangerous passes per 90 minutes.
Harry Kane after the World Cup
Harry Kane and England had a disappointing World Cup after getting knocked out in the quarter-finals. The 29-year-old scored two goals in the campaign. After his return from the World Cup, Kane has been on a good run of form.
Harry Kane scored nine goals in the last 13 English Premier League games. Overall, he attempts 3.05 shots per 90 minutes and has a 41.9% accuracy rate. In the last 13 games, he has attempted 42 shots and 14 have been on target. During this run, Harry Kane has scored against the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City. These goals proved to be the match-winners. Kane finds space inside the penalty box and is a poacher.
The 29-year-old progresses with the ball through the middle. He likes to hold the ball and allows the other players to run past him. Kane likes to drift towards the right side and has tried to progress with the ball on occasion.
The ability to dribble past the defenders and to hold the ball has earned 19 fouls for his side. Looking at the above viz we can see that he has won a few fouls just on the edge of the penalty box.
As per the 1×2 betting odds, Spurs rate will lower whenever he is in the squad. The over lines will also thrive as Harry Kane is a regular goal scorer and can provide assists as well.
Harry Kane will be high on confidence after the international break. He will look to catch Haaland and take his side to a top-four finish. His other teammates also need to contribute more if they want to play in the UCL next season.
Visuals via TFA data viz engine